Physics Schools In Georgia

There are 22 accredited physics schools in Georgia for faculty who teach physics classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in physics in the state of Georgia, which encompasses physics training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Physics
  • Masters degree in Physics
  • PhD degree in Physics


Schools

  1. Agnes Scott College

    141 E. College Ave, Decatur, Georgia 30030-3797

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  2. Armstrong Atlantic State University

    11935 Abercorn St, Savannah, Georgia 31419-1997

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  3. Clark Atlanta University

    223 James P Brawley Drive, S.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30314-4391

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  4. Augusta State University

    2500 Walton Way, Augusta, Georgia 30904-2200

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  5. Berry College

    2277 Martha Berry Hwy NW, Mount Berry, Georgia 30149

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  6. Covenant College

    14049 Scenic Highway, Lookout Mountain, Georgia 30750-4164

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  7. Emory University

    408 Administration Building, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta, Georgia 30322

    20 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

    225 North Ave, Atlanta, Georgia 30332-0530

    36 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Georgia College & State University

    231 W Hancock Street, Milledgeville, Georgia 31061

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  10. Georgia Southern University

    Hwy 301 South, Statesboro, Georgia 30460

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  11. Georgia State University

    33 gilmer st, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-3083

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  12. University of Georgia

    Athens, Georgia 30602

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  13. Mercer University

    1400 Coleman Avenue, Macon, Georgia 31207

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  14. Morehouse College

    830 Westview Dr SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30314

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  15. North Georgia College & State University

    82 College Circle, Dahlonega, Georgia 30597-1001

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  16. Oglethorpe University

    4484 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30319-2797

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  17. Piedmont College

    165 Central Ave, Demorest, Georgia 30535-0010

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  18. Spelman College

    350 Spelman Lane SW, Atlanta, Georgia 30314-4399

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  19. Southern Polytechnic State University

    1100 S. Marietta Parkway, Marietta, Georgia 30060-2896

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  20. Valdosta State University

    1500 N Patterson, Valdosta, Georgia 31698

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  21. Wesleyan College

    4760 Forsyth Rd, Macon, Georgia 31210-4462

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  22. University of West Georgia

    1601 Maple St, Carrollton, Georgia 30118-0001

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Georgia Vs. National Physics Employment

Georgia 120
National 16,860

Of all of the physics professionals that work in the US, approximately 1% work in Georgia state.

Employment Growth for Physics professionals In Georgia

80 40 40 90 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Georgia, physics is a growing field. There were 40 more physics professionals working in Georgia in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of physics professionals has grown by 50%. This growth is faster than the national trend for physics professionals which shows a 9% increase in the number of physics professionals working around the nation.

Physics VS. All Professions salaries in Georgia

$94,620 $97,700 $114,370 $116,100 $128,390
$42,452 $44,373 $45,309 $46,939 $48,171
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Physics
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by physics professionals is increasing in Georgia. The mean salary for physics professionals in 2006 was $94,620 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $128,390 per year.

Salary percentiles for Physics professionals in Georgia

10th percentile
$58,430
25th percentile
$92,090
50th percentile
$124,460
75th percentile
$155,160
90th percentile
$185,860

This represents a growth in salaries of 26%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Georgia, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of physics. The pay differential between the highest paid physics professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 218%

Average Salaries for Physics professionals and related professions in Georgia

Biochemistry
$75,937
Biology
$64,066
Chemistry
$50,618
Electrical Engineering
$70,785
Math
$76,083
Mechanical Engineering
$62,190
Physics
$128,390

Physics professionals in Georgia earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Physics programs available for each degree type for all schools in Georgia

associate
0
bachelor
26
master
5
doctor
4
Certificate
0
Total35

As the number of physics professionals is increasing in Georgia state, the number of students graduating from the 22 accredited physics schools in Georgia state is decreasing. In Georgia, there were 164 graduates in 2006. And there were 154 graduates from physics courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of physics school degree or certificate graduates in Georgia by 6%. 74% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in physics.

Physics Faculty Salaries in Georgia

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